Grown Up Easter Basket Inspiration

Grown Up #Girlboss Easter Basket Inspiration!

One of my favorite requests to receive from friends and family is my help finding a gift for someone special. Over the years I’ve been asked to put together Easter baskets and I thought I’d share some of my favorite things to include for a non-food/candy basket for grown up girls! These photos are of a ‘mock’ basket of ideas that include gifts I have personally received that would be perfect to give for Easter! (Of course, I’m keeping all of these items, but you get the idea!)

Grown Up #Girlboss Easter Basket Inspiration!

I love seasonally packaged makeup like this darling bunny shaped Lipsmacker! Bonus: It also smells and tastes amazing! The Anastasia Beverly Hills highlight palette is a new beauty release and very hot right now. All the cool girls are going to be trying to get their hands on this one for Spring! Bath bombs are another currently trending item. Try to find some in fresh Spring colors like these from Forever21, Urban Outfitters or Etsy.

Grown Up #Girlboss Easter Basket Inspiration!

This fun-sized-Instagram-worthy Instax camera is one of my favorite things I ever received in a brand PR package and it makes the perfect gift! You can pick one up from here or here. If you know her size consider some athletic gear like a Fitbit watch strap or a pair of trainers. I don’t know any girl who doesn’t love a fresh new pair of gym kicks! These pale pink ones by Nike are comfy and chic!

Grown Up #Girlboss Easter Basket Inspiration!

Mugs are one of the easiest gifts to find and give. There are always cute ones for ever season at places like Target and Michael’s. This pink and gold “I Get You” mug is from TJMaxx and was gifted to me on Valentine’s Day by a dear friend.

Grown Up #Girlboss Easter Basket Inspiration!

The basket and filling is the easiest part. Choose something a little ‘nicer’ than your typical dollar-bin straw version and opt for a metal style in silver or gold. This one was only $5 from HomeGoods and I picked up the squiggle shred from the greeting card section of the drugstore.

You can always tuck a few seasonally shaped chocolates somewhere in the basket, just to make it quintessentially Easter, but it’s not a requirement! I tried to make this whole process as simple as possible, so if you have a husband/boyfriend or someone who isn’t super creative with Seasonal gifting to worry about, send this link their way! Hopefully they’ll be pointed in the right direction and be inspired!

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Self Love #DressYourTech Wallpaper Downloads

It’s freebie #DressYourTech time again! My cousin-in-law, @danidee44, posted THIS quote on Instagram recently that inspired the first wallpaper you’ll see below… it’s a little reminder to love yourself enough to be whatever you want, every day, even if it changes day to day, even if it scares you.

Free Valentine Phone Wallpapers

Free Valentine Phone Wallpapers

This second pretty little wallpaper is, of course, Southern inspired! (big surprise, right?!) I think it’s high time we took back this phrase “Bless Your Heart,” and made it sweet again, don’t you agree?

Free Valentine Phone Wallpapers

Free Valentine Phone Wallpapers

Free Valentine Phone Wallpapers

I hope you enjoyed today’s freebies! Which is your favorite?

XOXO

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Exact items shown in post: Book, Earrings, Flowers, Candle

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$10 – $200 Galentine’s Gifts Your BFF Will Love!

I don’t want give away any surprises, but I have to admit I snagged a few things from this list to gift my BFF for this Galentine’s Day, so you know I’m serious when I tell you I love these picks! Do you exchange Valentine’s Day gifts with your bestie or just your significant other? I’d love to hear about your special V-Day traditions!

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DIY Scream Queens Chanel Oberlin Nurse Cap Tutorial Video

It’s probably no big surprise to y’all that I dressed as a “Chanel No. 1” from Scream Queens for the first Halloween party of the month! Apparently SQ isn’t a popular costume choice so I had to DIY my entire look from scratch! Here’s a little tutorial on how I made the sparkly pink, monogrammed nurse’s “cap” seen in the latest season.

DIY Chanel Oberlin Scream Queens Hospital Nurse's Cap Tutorial

DIY Chanel Oberlin Scream Queens Hospital Nurse's Cap Tutorial

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Supplies used:

Pearl hair band, Monogram sticker (similar), Adhesive glitter foam, hot glue gun (similar)

DIY Chanel Oberlin Scream Queens Hospital Nurse's Cap Tutorial

I had to add a little bonus DIY to this post because I had so many comments and questions about the “Chanel PSL” coffee cup that I instagrammed last weekend!

Download the full-sized paper coffee sleeve I made HERE!

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Printable Chanel Oberlin Coffee Order Paper Sleeve!

(full disclosure: I walked around the party that night with a Starbucks grande full of wine, which totally seems like something Chanel would approve of, right?!)

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Blush, Black & Gold NYE Party

I love creating mock tableaus for inspiration when I’m planning a party. Even if I end up changing my outfit or party table layout, making a ‘practice’ run always gets my creative juices flowing! Today I’m sharing with you a little NYE party decor and outfit inspiration I shot last weekend at my house. Scroll to the end of the post for details on where I found all the pieces for the entire look. I hope you enjoy!

Scream Queens inspired NYE table and outfit

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